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Title: Identity Movements and Its Impact on Indian Politics
Other Titles: Journal of POLITICAL STUDIES, Vol. 07, March 2013, pp- 01-20
Authors: Lama, Sanjeeb
Yasin, M.
Keywords: Identity
Social Movements
Collective Actions
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: The identity movements a derivation of social movement that came to fore very recently, are of a different nature, these movements are mainly collective actions or efforts for demands- the defence of interests and the promotion of rights of certain groups of individuals who feel discriminated against, the search for symbolic recognition by a significant others. Some see these movements as the main source of hope for democratization and development, while others look at them with suspicion and as a destabilizing threat. Focussing on the nature of identity movement this paper is an attempt to highlight impacts that it has on India politics.
ISSN: 2278-4039
Appears in Collections:Vol. 07, (March 2013)

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